Overview

Cape Town has been voted as the “best city in the world” for the past 4 years running. It’s picturesque location and vibrant atmosphere make for an incredible city experience. Not only is Cape Town a fantastic city, but also on its doorstep are some simply unmissable experiences, both above and below the water. Our 4 day Cape Town Shark Adventure combines the highlights of the city and it’s land based ‘must sees’, with the incredible underwater marine life on offer. From the heights of Table Mountain, the lush green Constantia Vineyards and the historical Robben Island, to the mighty Great White, playful Cape Fur Seals and prehistoric 7 Gilled Cow Shark. This tour is packed with the very best of Cape Town land and sea. If you come in winter you will also be offered some of the best land based whale watching in the world.

Featured Highlights

    Some of the activities listed above form part of an "Activity Package".  You will need to purchase this package if you would like to partake in what we consider to be "essential activities" on our tours. The Activity Package can be pre-purchased or bought through your guide on day 1 of your tour.  We do recommend that you prebook your Activity Package to ensure availability.

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    Pre Tour Accommodation - Cape Town

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      Airport Transfer Available Tsogo Cape Sun

    Situated in the heart of Cape Town, the Southern Sun Cape Sun hotel offers world-class hospitality, outstanding service, and breathtaking views of one of the world’s most beautiful cities. The hotel has 368 elegantly appointed en-suite rooms and suites, each equipped with amenities like free WiFi, DStv and many more … Read More

    Post Tour Accommodation - Cape Town

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      Airport Transfer Available Tsogo Cape Sun

    Situated in the heart of Cape Town, the Southern Sun Cape Sun hotel offers world-class hospitality, outstanding service, and breathtaking views of one of the world’s most beautiful cities. The hotel has 368 elegantly appointed en-suite rooms and suites, each equipped with amenities like free WiFi, DStv and many more … Read More

    Itinerary

    Our tours come with an "Optional Activity Package".  You will need to purchase this package if you would like to partake in what we consider to be "essential activities" on our tours.  The Activity Package has been written into the itinerary of the tour so please keep this in mind as if you don't book the package, the activities won't be included.  We suggest that you prebook and prepay for your Activity Package to ensure availability.

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    Day 01

    Cape Town arrival and Robben Island Tour

    This morning you will arrive into Cape Town Interntional Airport and transfer to your accommodation to settle in for your 4 day city stay. This afternoon we will transfer you to the V&A Waterfront where you will board the ferry to the famous Robben Island, the location of the prison that Nelson Mandela was incarcerated on. This tour takes approximately 4 hours. Please ensure you have warm clothes as it can get windy on the ocean around Cape Town.

    Activity Package
    Robben Island Tour
    Day 02

    Cape Fur Seal and 7 Gilled Cow Shark Dives

    After breakfast at your accommodation you will be collected at 7:30am and transferred to Simon’s Town, located on the Cape peninsular and the launch site for diving with Cape Fur Seals and the 7 Gilled Cow Sharks. After a dive briefing you will board the boat and head out for your two dives of the day, one with the ever playful Cape Fur Seals and another with the 7 Gilled Cow Shark. Please note that whilst these dives are available year round you may want to check on the best seasons for these dives.

    After your two dives and a full lunch at the dive centre your transfer will take you back into the city and drop you at the V&A Waterfront for a few hours of shopping, enjoying the festive atmosphere at the waterfront. Perhaps you would like to take a tour of the Cape Town Aquarium, or simply sit at one of the many restaurants or cafes to while away some hours in the sun.

    This evening you will be offered the chance to visit the Africa Café for a dinner and chance to sample some of the African local dishes.

    Route
    Cape Town city centre to Simons Town return
    Highlights
    Diving with Seals and 7 Gilled Cow Sharks
    Optional Activities
    Africa Cafe
    Activity Package
    7 Gilled Cow Shark & Cape Fur Seals dives
    Day 03

    Cape Town City Tour, Table Mountain and Constantia Wines

    The best way to experience the city of Cape Town is on the classic ‘Red Bus’ that guides visitors around the city with full information and allows for you to jump on and off as you please. This morning you will join the Red Bus tour at the stop nearest to your hotel and enjoy the highlights of Cape Town. Jump off the bus at the iconic Table Mountain and go up the cable car to experience the impressive views of the city and beyond. This tour bus offers the option to stop in Constantia and sample the marvelous Cape wines. Take the day to explore the city and enjoy the atmosphere of this vibrant town.

    Activity Package
    Table Mountain cable car
    Red Bus City Tour
    Day 04

    Gansbaai Great Whites

    This morning you will have an early pick up and transfer to the town of Gansbaai, the gateway to Great White diving in South Africa. You will be collected between 5-6am and served a light breakfast upon your arrival in Gansbaai, where you will also be briefed for your cage diving adventure. Today you will experience the awe-inspiring Great White Shark, up close and personal, as each person gets the opportunity to spend some time in the cage. When not in the cage you can view these incredible animals from the viewing deck on the top of the boat.  On return to land you will be given a tasty lunch before making your way back to the city.

    Route
    Cape Town city centre to Gansbaai
    Activity Package
    Great White cage dive

    Activity Package

    Listed below are activities and highlights that form part of an "Optional Activity Package".  You will need to purchase this package if you would like to partake in what we consider to be "essential activities" on our tours.  The Activity Package has been written into the itinerary of the tour so please keep this in mind as if you don't book the package, the activities won't be included.  We suggest that you prebook and prepay for your Activity Package to ensure availability.

    • Robben Island Tour
    • 7 Gilled Cow Shark & Cape Fur Seals dives
    • Table Mountain cable car
    • Red Bus City Tour
    • Great White cage dive

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